Rotterdam is a place of innovation
“Rotterdam has a well-educated workforce. The Erasmus University here and the Delft University of Technology take care of that.”
Peter ter Kulve, Chairman of the Management Board of Unilever Benelux
Internationally renowned knowledge institutions such as the Erasmus University Rotterdam and the Rotterdam School of Management are located in Rotterdam. The Delft University of Technology is also located nearby. These institutions ensure a steady flow of highly trained and qualified personnel.
The city’s room for initatives and innovation make Rotterdam a stepping stone for entrepeneurs that wish to realize their vision. Our leading role in many fields does not remain unnoticed.
Rotterdam is a city that gets the job done and embraces innovation. Rotterdam has traditionally been a city that rolls up its sleeves and gets on with the job at hand. What you see in Rotterdam is what you get. And that makes for great efficiency when you’re doing business.
Internationally acclaimed knowledge institutes
Rotterdam boasts a leading university, the Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR), named after one of its famous former inhabitants and history’s greatest thinkers, Desiderius Erasmus. Among others, the university’s Woudestein campus houses the Rotterdam School of Management, ranked 29th globally and 7th in Europe by the Financial Times in 2005.